Author: CapitalistHQ-Staff

Oil markets tepid ahead of Nov. 30 OPEC meeting

Men work for Iraqi Drilling Company at Rumaila oilfield in Basra, Iraq, May 11, 2017. REUTERS/Essam Al-Sudani November 20, 2017 By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil markets were tepid on Monday as traders were reluctant to take on big new positions ahead of an OPEC meeting at the end of the month, when the producer club is expected to decide whether to continue output cuts aimed at propping up prices. Brent crude futures <LCOc1>, the international benchmark for oil prices, were at $62.56 per barrel at 0439 GMT, down 16 cents, or 0.3 percent, from their last close....

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German parties at impasse as deadline passes with no deal

Leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Angela Merkel arrives at the Baden-Wuerttemberg State Representation office for exploratory talks about forming a new coalition government in Berlin, Germany, November 19, 2017. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt November 19, 2017 By Thorsten Severin and Hans-Edzard Busemann BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s would-be coalition partners appeared to have reached an impasse over immigration policy as a self-imposed Sunday evening deadline for agreeing the outlines of a government programme passed with no deal. A deadline of 1700 GMT passed with no announcement being made, suggesting Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives, the pro-business Free Democrats (FDP) and the...

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Motor racing: Alonso turns rookie for endurance test with Toyota

Formula One F1 – Brazilian Grand Prix 2017 – Sao Paulo, Brazil – November 12, 2017 McLaren’s Fernando Alonso poses ahead of the Brazilian Grand Prix REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino November 19, 2017 (Reuters) – Double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso turned rookie for a day on Sunday when he tried out Toyota’s world endurance championship car in a test that could lead to a Le Mans 24 Hours entry next year. The 36-year-old McLaren driver completed 113 laps of the Bahrain International Circuit in the TS050 hybrid for a total distance of 611km. The end-of-season test came a day...

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POLITICO Playbook: ALABAMA newspaper chain calls for voters to REJECT Moore in front-page editorial

Happy Sunday. FRONT PAGE EDITORIAL — BIRMINGHAM NEWS, HUNTSVILLE TIMES, PRESS-REGISTER (MOBILE) — “STAND FOR DECENCY, REJECT ROY MOORE”: “This election is a turning point for women in Alabama. A chance to make their voices heard in a state that has silenced them for too long. “The accusations against Roy Moore have been horrifying, but not shocking. Every day new allegations arise that illustrate a pattern of a man in his 30s strutting through town like the cock of the walk, courting and preying on young women and girls. And though Roy Moore has denied the accusations of these...

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Al Franken, The Jokes on You

Predictably, many leftist personalities have dismissed Al Franken’s sexual assault as a bad joke–and nothing compared with Trump’s transgressions. Only they have no proof of Trump’s wrongdoings. Photographic evidence proves Franken’s creepy escapade. To be sure, humans have always had problems with things going too far when it comes to sexual attraction. Men in particular are aggressive and it leads to boundaries being pushed. A lot of the actions can be considered ’sin’ and not necessarily a crime, but sexual assault is criminal. In Franken’s case, his target was an attractive model, Leeann Tweeden, who once posed for “Playboy.”...

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